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GPRS Performs Concrete Scanning - Chicago, ILGPRS Performs Concrete Scanning - Chicago, IL

A contractor that was investigating the structural components of a floor slab in a mechanical room contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Chicago for concrete scanning. The contractor hoped to find valuable information about the reinforcing and conduits of the building for future modifications and add-ons and because they inquired that GPRS came out and scanned, they can be more comfortable and confident in their future coring. The contractor planned on placing their boring between the existing reinforcement.

GPRS scanning assists contractors by giving them a real time view of the reinforcing and conduit layout helping them to know where they can place certain boring and it can help to reduce the likelihood of an obstruction strike during drilling, cutting, trenching, and anchoring. Ground Penetrating Radar Systems uses the latest GSSI Sir-3000 technology, in locating the critical reinforcing in the slab which allowed contractors to chip to the correct depth to confirm reinforcing size and existence. The radar emits radiation less than 1% of that found to be emitted by standard cell phones. This means practically no hazardous radiation to operators or persons above or below the work zone. Our system assists in the confirmation process of locating anomalies. Along with the GSSI Sir-3000 technology, GPRS uses the RD-8000 Locator to locate live power and RF signals underground. We can also locate utilities in/under concrete via induction or conduction with an exposed or known surface utility line. This was all done in a safe, time efficient, non-destructive way. GPRS specializes in multi-technology investigations. In order to do so, we employ highly qualified, trained and hardworking individuals, who are daily gaining more experience and knowledge about many different avenues of construction, reinforcement, conduits, slabs, columns, and many other structurally related questions. We guarantee the best service from our managers, with quick response times, quality information and data, great pricing, and enthusiasm. Each job comes with a job report of the findings from the site.

If your company needs reinforcing or conduit scanning in the Chicago, Naperville, Joliet, Aurora, Wheaton or surrounding areas with fast response times and easy scheduling, please contact:

Mark Sims Project Manager | Chicago (224) 661-5218 | Mark.Sims@gp-radar.com



Concrete Scanning at Office Building Remodel - Chicago, IL

A contractor that was investigating the structural components of a roof water drainage system in Downtown Chicago contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Chicago for concrete scanning. The contractor hoped to find valuable information about the reinforcing of the roof in order to core drill locations for future drainage and modifications. Because of GPRS and the multi technology investigations, the client can now core drill with added confidence and safety than without GPR.

If your project needs reinforcing or conduit mapping in the Chicago, Naperville, Oak Park, Aurora, Schaumburg, or surrounding areas with fast response times and easy scheduling, please contact:

Mark Sims | Project Manager | Chicago
(224) 661-5218 | Mark.Sims@gp-radar.com

For projects in other locations, GPRS has offices throughout the United States. To contact your local Project Manager, click here to view our company directory.

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Concrete Scanning at Office Building Remodel - Chicago, IL


Concrete Scanning Prior to Pipe Replacement – Rockford, IL Concrete Scanning Prior to Pipe Replacement – Rockford, IL

A contractor investigating the essential components of a parking lot in Rockford, IL contacted Ground Penetrating Radar Systems of Chicago for utility scanning. The contractor was replacing a broken clean out pipe with a new one and they needed to know if there were any conduits or utilities in the area. Once the scan was finished, the contractor was able to use this information to safely saw cut the project areas with reassurance.

If your project needs reinforcing or conduit mapping in the Chicago, Naperville, Oak Park, Joliet, Aurora, or surrounding areas with fast response times and easy scheduling, please contact:

Mark Sims | Project Manager | Chicago
(224) 661-5218 | Mark.Sims@gp-radar.com


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